Monthly Archives: March 2012

Police Briefs 03-20-2012

March 20, 2012
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Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (Bottle) 03/08/12 – A victim reported being struck in the face and head area with a wine bottle inside a Grove Street apartment at around 2:16 a.m. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, and the suspect was placed under arrest for assault and battery with...

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

March 16, 2012
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Myrtle Street Playground Annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place at the playground on Saturday, March 31, at 10 a.m. (In case of rain, the event will be held at 74 Joy St.) Come celebrate spring and Easter with your friends and little ones at the first event at the playground since the winter...

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Envy? Not Us by Karen Cord Taylor

March 16, 2012
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Envy? Not Us by Karen Cord Taylor

It’s looking as if we might have to put up with Mitt Romney for awhile. We have found out what we expected—he is a rich man, not just in the top 1 percent, but in the top .006 percent. And Mitt says we envy him. Mitt, you don’t know from envy. There aren’t many...

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Residents Support Councilors Arroyo and Ross’ Commercial Trash Pick-up Proposal

March 16, 2012
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Boston residents packed the City Council Chamber last month for a hearing on a Home Rule Petition introduced by City Councilors Felix Arroyo and Mike Ross to allow the city to regulate commercial trash collection timing that currently wakes up neighbors in the middle of the night. Arroyo said, “This is a very reasonable...

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Evening Celebrates ‘victorian Baseball in Boston’

March 16, 2012
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Red Sox fans will have the opportunity to view the present and visit the past on Opening Day of the 2012 Major League Baseball season. Not longer after the first pitch is thrown in Detroit on Thursday, April 5, to begin the Red Sox season, the Gibson House Museum and The Society for American...

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Thinking Cup Gets BHCA Non-opposition Support for Space

March 16, 2012
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Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) Zoning and Licensing Committee voted Wednesday not to oppose the permits and relief necessary for the Thinking Cup Coffee Shop to open at 14-16 Derne St., although the committee didn’t support the establishment’s outdoor-seating plan. Thinking Cup, which operates another location at 165 Tremont St., has proposed changing the...

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Is the Winter Finished?

March 16, 2012
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The clocks have been changed and we’ve gained an hour. The sun is out longer during the day and it comes out earlier in the morning. By all first appearances the cold has been pushed back. It is in a literal retreat. The warmer air of the past few days gives us all the...

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Welcome and Good Luck

March 16, 2012
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Boston Police Captain Thomas Lee has taken over command of District A-1. This is our district and one of the most important commands in the city of Boston. He replaces Captain John O’Rourke, who has been given an appointment as a deputy superintendent. Captain O’Rourke was highly respected in all the neighborhoods he served....

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Police Briefs 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 02/29/12 – A victim reported her 2007 Acura TSX was parked on Beacon Street between 2 and 3:30 p.m., when unknown person(s) broke the driver side’s rear passenger window and removed her laptop and bag.  Larceny from Motor Vehicle 03/03/12 – A victim reported her...

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MassDot Unveils Alternative for Longfellow Bridge

March 8, 2012
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MassDot Unveils Alternative for Longfellow Bridge

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) unveiled its preferred alternative for the state’s planned $260 million reconfiguration of the Longfellow Bridge Thursday at a public meeting to vet the environmental consequences of the project. The plan includes “rehabilitation and restoration in place of the existing historic bridge, reduction in outbound lanes to one vehicular...

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